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1 Wharf St

St Albans $3,500,000

Settlers Arms Inn Circa 1836 - St Albans

10 Beds 10 Baths 10 Cars 6,700 m2

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure a significant piece of Georgian architectural history and one of Australia's most iconic country pubs.

The Settlers Arms Inn has been a favourite for Sydney day trippers for decades and after 36 years in the one ownership, the Inn is now available for sale. A freehold opportunity, spanning some 1.7 acres over 5 titles offering significant opportunity as a boutique pub, short stay venue, function facility or grand private estate.

Circa 1836, the Settlers Arms played a significant role in the expansion of the nation with the construction of the convict built Great North Road and later utilised by Cobb and Co stage-coaches on the journey north to Newcastle.

Today the Settlers Arms Inn is operating 4 days a week serving great food, wine, beer and spirits, coupled with live music and a quintessential country vibe. 

The Inn  - Convict built some 188 years ago, the Inn is constructed in local hewn sandstone. Spanning 3 levels, the Inn currently operates as a licensed premises with the capacity for 280 guests over a number of dining rooms. The upper two levels are approved for guest accommodation or staff quarters. There is also modern apartment style accomModation which would be ideal as private quarters or managers accommodation. 

  • Ground Level
    • Capacity for 280 people over 5 dining rooms and outdoor seating
    • Inn Reception
    • 2 Commercial Kitchens
    • Public Bar and Cool Room
    • Sandstone Open Fireplaces
    • Public Amenities
  • Level One
    • Guest Accommodation - 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Living Room
  • Level Two (Loft)
    • Loft Living - 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

The Manager Quarters - A modern and comfortable apartment style accommodation seperate to the Inn.

  • Modern Self Contained Apartment Style Accommodation
  • Separate Entry and Private to The Inn
  • Large Bedroom
  • Modern Bathroom 

The Lodgings - Private and set away from the Inn, the Lodgings offer four comfortable country style rooms each with walk in robes and modern ensuite bathrooms.

  • 4 Spacious Double Rooms
  • Capacity to Sleep 12 Guests in Total
  • Walk In Wardrobes
  • Modern Ensuite Bathrooms
  • Decks with Views Across the Gardens 

The Grounds and Infrastructure - Spanning some 1.7 acres (approx.) and set over 5 titles. The gardens around the property are established and low maintenance and serviced by significant infrastructure.

  • Approx. 1.7 Level Acres - 5 Titles
  • Low Maintenance Established Gardens
  • Private 12 Metre In-ground Pool with Cabana
  • Vegetable Gardens and Chook Pens
  • State of the Art UV Water Filtration System
  • Generator
  • Water Licence

The Opportunities - The Inn is currently operating at a reduced capacity to meet the need of the current owners. There is a great opportunity for a new owner to increase capacity of the Inn and market the property and this slice of history to the local and international market. The property will be sold as a going concern and includes the Hotel Liquor Licence.

Suggested opportunities below (maybe subject to council approval).

  • Boutique Pub and Farm Stay
  • Historic Bed and Breakfast
  • Micro-Brewery with Tasting Rooms and Restaurant
  • Function Venue - Weddings, Corporate Events
  • Festival Venue - Folk Festival
  • Paddock to Plate Tourism
  • Grand Private Lifestyle Residence with Commerciality

The Location  -  Located in the heart of St Albans village in the rural and picturesque Macdonald Valley on Sydney's North Western fringe. Surrounded by national parks and pristine rivers, the region is renowned for Sydney trippers and weekend escapes. The close proximity to Sydney, The Central Coast and Hunter Valley has made St Albans a hub for events such as folk festivals, equestrian events, car/motorbike rallies, mountain bike events and more.

  • Less than 2 Hours to Sydney
  • 90 Minutes to the Central Coast and Hunter Valley

This property has only transacted four times in nearly 200 years and is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Call Trent Iverson on 0409 738 388 for more information or to arrange a private inspection.

Disclaimer: All information about this property has been provided from sources we believe to be reliable. Vella Iverson Real Estate has not verified the information and does not warrant its accuracy or completeness. Parties should make and rely on their own enquiries in relation to this property.  All photographs, maps, boundary markings, measurements and images are representative only for marketing purposes.

Address 1 Wharf St, St Albans
Price $3,500,000
Property Type Residential
Property ID 302
Category Other
Land Area 6,700 m2